About the Journal


Scientific activity is an integral part of the higher education system in Ukraine. It plays an important role both in terms of creating new knowledge and obtaining significant scientific results, and from the point of view of forming personnel potential of universities and improving the quality of training of highly qualified specialists. An important achievement in the scientific work of a higher educational institution or its structural unit is the availability of professional scientific publications in which research and teaching staff, graduate students and doctoral students have the opportunity to publish most significant results of their research studies.

At the Department of History of Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University, which has a strong scientific potential, since 1999 there has been functioning scientific professional publication «Scientific papers of Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University. Series: History» (Resolutions of the Presidium of the Higher Attestation Commission of Ukraine: No. 3-05 / 11 of November 10, 1999; No. 1-05 / 2 of March 10, 2010; Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine No. 528 of May 12, 2015), which covers current issues of domestic and world history, ethnology, historiography and source studies, methodology, reviews of the most modern monographic works in the field of historical sciences. Considerable attention in the structure of the collection is paid to the study of history and ethnology issues of Podillya region, which significantly distinguishes it from other publications in this field.


The collection publishes the results of original research, defined by scientific novelty. The scientific publication actively cooperates with the largest universities in Ukraine and abroad, public authorities and local governments. This cooperation involves placement of information materials, publication of scientific articles, holding scientific conferences on the basis of the Department, round tables with the publication of their results in the scientific collection. «Scientific papers of Vinnytsia Mykhailo Kotsiubynskyi State Pedagogical University. Series: History» are actively used in the educational process - articles and materials are recommended as additional sources in the study of professional historical disciplines. In addition, scientists have the opportunity to publish their research results in the collection when they write dissertations on historical sciences.


Each issue of the journal contains articles on current topics and reviews of domestic and foreign scientific publications which have been recently released. Original articles, characterized by the relevance of the research issue, scientific novelty and practical value are published in the journal in the relevant thematic section: History of Ukraine; History of Podillya; World History; Ethnology; Historiography, Source studies and Methodology. The distribution of articles by sections is carried out by the Editorial Board taking into account the opinion of the author. Not always in each issue of the journal there is a complete set of sections. According to the decision of the Editorial Board new thematic sections can be created or existing ones can be canceled.

At the end of each issue of the journal, as a rule, several reviews are published on topical domestic and foreign scientific research in order to familiarize a wide circle of the scientific community with them.


The journal is published four times a year in March, June, September, and December.


This journal pursues a policy of immediate open access to published content, supporting the principles of free dissemination of scientific information and global exchange of knowledge for  general social progress.